University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

August 12, 2008

Administration Building Penthouse CR1

7:30 9:30 a.m.



1.           Call to Order


2.           Recognition of Visitors Non-Members of Senate Please Sign Attendance Roster


3.           Recording Declaration Recording of Senate Meeting Not Permitted


4.           Approval of Minutes July 8, 2008 Faculty Senate Meeting


5.           Chair Report Chair Warren Martin


6.           President Report President Carol Garrison


7.           Presentation Why I Came to UAB Dr. David Klock (Dean of the School of Business)


8.           Senate Standing Committees


a.            Curriculum and Research Senator Sally Anne McInerny

b.           Faculty Affairs Senator Stephen Moser

c.            Faculty Policies and Procedures Senate Past-Chair Pat Greenup

d.           Finance Senator Linda Reed

e.            Governance and Operations Senator Janelle Chiasera


9.           Discussion/Vote FPPC Revisions to Section 4 on Insurance and Retirement Benefits of Faculty Handbook


10.       Senate Representatives to University-wide Committees


a.            Academic Advising Committee Jeanne Hutchison

b.           Academic Programs Council Mark Lockhart, Warren Martin, Sally Anne McInerny

c.            Athletic Advisory Committee William Cockerham

d.           Campus Planning Committee Warren Martin, Linda Reed

e.            Commission on the Status of Women Joy Deupree

f.             Diversity Advisory Council Madelyn Coar

g.            Faculty Enrichment Committee Chander Raman, Rex Wright

h.            Fringe Benefits Committee Jeanne Hutchison, Linda Reed

i.              Naming Committee Warren Martin

j.             Undergraduate Programs Council Danny Siegel (A&H), Ted Bos (BUS), Melanie Shores (EDU), Sally Anne McInerny (ENG), Kay Clements(HP), Jeanne Hutchison (NSM), Ellen Buckner (NURS), Rex Wright (SBS)


11.       Open Forum


12.       Announcements


a.            Next FPPC Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 August 15, 2008

b.           Next Executive Committee Meeting August 27, 2008

c.            Next Executive Committee Meeting with President and Provost September 2, 2008

d.           Next Senate Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 September 9, 2008


13.       Adjournment